Oklahoma Program Director - Jacob Maloney
Jacob Maloney has been coaching basketball for the past 5 years. He started with Oklahoma Basketball Academy, an Adidas sponsored program, as a Skills Trainer and Team Coach, where he has coached some of the top players in the state of Oklahoma. Coach Maloney is entering his first year at Harding Fine Arts Academy as the Head Boys Basketball Coach. Prior to that, Coach Maloney was an Assistant Boys Basketball Coach at Piedmont High School. Coach Maloney is an Oklahoma native who played basketball at the high school and college levels, and has coached and trained players at all levels. Coach Maloney has also served as Team and Player Coordinator for The Northwest Basketball Association, Putnam City Summer League, and Tournament Director/Gym Manager for the Sooner State Games.
Iowa Program Director - Nate Perry
Nate was a four sport athlete in high school averaging 28 points a game his senior year in basketball. He played on Martin Brother’s Traveling team throughout high school which included a team of 3 members that would eventually play in the NBA. Nate would continue his basketball career onto the collegiate level playing two years at North Iowa Area Community College and then finishing up his degree at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. He was on the Board of Directors for Coaches vs. Cancer Iowa from 2008-2009. Nate is known for his leadership skills and is now the Vice President of Strategic Accounts for The Born Group. His passion for sports and developing our youth still holds strong stemming back from his roots growing up in Iowa.
Oklahoma Events Director - Chad Tichenor
A native Oklahoman and a proud 1999 graduate of Oklahoma State University, Chad Tichenor has a long history of teaching and coaching in the state. He has a strong background in coordinating and scheduling events as he ran a popular high school league for many years. He has over 14 years of coaching experience and in 2007, he led Cashion High School girls basketball to a Class A girl’s basketball championship! Coach Tichenor is going to be a valuable asset to our business and we are excited to welcome him!
Katelyn Mayberry - Oklahoma Site Manager
Katelyn Mayberry is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma. She was born and raised in Oklahoma City and loves spending her extra time with her niece and nephew, watching basketball or just having a good time with her friends. Katelyn is one of the newest members to the Sons of Ireland team.
Executive Director - Tim Perry
Tim Perry has served as site/camp director for various tournaments/camps including but not limited to: And1 High School National Championships, Bob Gibbons Jayhawk Invitational, AAU 15U Girl’s National Championship, and the Missouri-Kansas All-Star Game. The former director of Kansas City Premiere and Oklahoma Gym Rats decided to create his own business to continue to produce high level events without any restraints. He was a college basketball coach for 13 years and since his time as director, he has hosted over 50 events. “I look forward to continuing to serve the people of Oklahoma, New York, Iowa and surrounding states in a competitive environment with an emphasis on sportsmanship!”